Posted by: Bob Clark | June 29, 2009

A Word about Ministers

“The very first thing which needs to be said about Christian ministers of all kinds is that they are ‘under’ people (as their servants) rather than ‘over’ them (as their leaders, let alone their lords). Jesus made this absolutely plain. The chief characteristic of Christian leaders, he insisted, is humility not authority, and gentleness not power.”
–John Stott in The Message of Thessalonians, p. 120.

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